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Diamondbacks sign RHP Tyler Clippard to two-year contract

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – First it was Zack Greinke. Then it was Shelby Miller. Now, it’s Tyler Clippard. The Arizona Diamondbacks pitching staff has gotten a complete makeover over the last two months, the latest addition being Clippard, who the team inked to a reported two-year, $12.25 million contract. Clippard deal with #DBacks is official, per source: $4M ... Read More »

Suns sign G Jordan McRae to second 10-day contract

Dallas Mavericks' Raymond Felton (2) guards as Phoenix Suns' Jordan McRae (52) moves the ball up court during an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. — Jordan McRae did enough in his five games with the Suns to earn a second 10-day contract from the team. McRae originally signed on with the team on Jan. 29, and in the five games since, McRae averaged 5.8 points and 1.4 assists in 13.0 minutes. McRae made his NBA debut in New York ... Read More »

Michael Bidwill: “Carson’s going to come back better than ever”

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Ever since Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer dislocated his finger on Sunday Night Football against the Eagles on Dec. 20, he didn’t seem like the same Carson Palmer that led the team on a seven-game winning streak prior to that game. Nothing was more telling than in the NFC Championship Game against the Carolina Panthers. ... Read More »

Cardinals players tweet their support for Johnny Manziel

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – From all accounts, Johnny Manziel will be let go by the Cleveland Browns once the new league year starts on March 9. Manziel’s had nothing but issues since the Browns drafted him two years ago, and those issues are growing, and they’re getting more serious, after the latest allegations surfaced regarding him and his ... Read More »

Suns sign G Orlando Johnson to 10-day contract

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Suns interim head coach Earl Watson added a familiar face to his roster on Friday in guard Orlando Johnson, whom the team signed to a 10-day contract. Johnson’s the 16th Gatorade Call-Up in the NBA this season. For the past two seasons, Johnson’s played with the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League. In ... Read More »

VIDEO: Introducing the ASU 2016 Recruiting Class

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By Charles Wulf TEMPE, Ariz. — Meet the 2016 Sun Devil recruiting class! Todd Graham introduced ASU’s 2016 recruiting class on Wednesday afternoon. The Sun Devils have 18 new student-athletes joining the team this fall, including the two of the top three recruits from the state of Arizona. Despite members of the coaching staff taking jobs elsewhere, ASU’s recruiting didn’t ... Read More »

Arizona State football scores big on National Signing Day

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Despite all the coaches who departed the Arizona State football program for positions elsewhere, the team landed 18 new student-athletes that head coach Todd Graham feels will help the program bounce back from a very disappointing 6-7 season. “You know, I’m just being honest, it doesn’t help you to lose coaches, even though it’s ... Read More »

VIDEO: Graham’s National Signing Day Press Conference

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By Charles Wulf TEMPE, Ariz. — After months of recruiting, National Signing Day finally arrived. Todd Graham met with the media on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the 2016 Arizona State recruiting class. National Signing Day is a hectic time for players and coaches across the country and despite losing members of their coaching staff, ASU didn’t lose a single commitment. ... Read More »

Suns doing everything they can to stay competitive in ultra-tough Western Conference

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Phoenix Suns have failed over the last season-and-a-half because, in general manager Ryan McDonough’s words, they’ve “rushed the process,” in trying to keep pace with teams like the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder in a very competitive Western Conference. “They (Warriors and Thunder) built something slowly and painfully, and it took ... Read More »